Georgia State vs. Middle Tennessee - 12/22/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (7-2) at Georgia State Panthers (6-2)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 7:00 pm (GSU Sports Arena)
The Line: Georgia State Panthers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Georgia State Panthers and the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders face off on Tuesday in college basketball action.
The Georgia State Panthers are 6-2 this season and they have won their last three games. Georgia State is averaging 67.1 points and they are shooting 46.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 59 points and their opponents are shooting 38.9 percent. Jeremy Hollowell leads GSU averaging 16.3 points per game. Kevin Ware is averaging 12.1 points, Markus Crider is averaging 9.5 points, and Isaiah Williams is averaging 7.8 points. Both of Georgia State’s losses have been on the road.
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The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders are 7-2 this season and they have won three games in a row since losing to VCU. MTSU is averaging 71.7 points and they are shooting 44.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.2 points and their opponents are shooting 39.2 percent. Giddy Potts leads the Blue Raiders averaging 14.8 points and 6.2 rebounds per game. Darnell Harris is averaging 12.3 points and 5.3 rebounds, Reggie Upshaw is averaging 11.4 points and 7.8 rebounds, and Perrin Buford is averaging 10.9 points and 5.0 rebounds. Middle Tennessee has been strong on the boards and it has served them well.
Georgia State is 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 home games, 9-19 against the spread in their last 28 non-conference games, and 1-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Middle Tennessee State is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games, 9-4-1 against the spread against the Sun Belt, and 15-37 against the spread in their last 52 home games.
This should be a decent game so I probably won’t be playing it but if I were it’s a small lean to Georgia State.